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FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
coverage of the death of nelson mandela, people around the globe are paying tribute as south africa prepares for more than a week of funeral events. [chanting] >> the crowds have gathered outside his home in johannesburg and set up a huge makeshift memorial there. singing and dancing and crying for south africa's first blackt. nelson mandela died yesterday in that home. he was 95. doctors say he had long battled a lung infection. front pages reflect how important he was to people outside of south africa. hours ago the country's current president announced plans for the funeral. including a national day of prayer and re flexion on sunday -- reflection on sunday, and official memorial service on tuesday at the soccer stadium. the body is to lie in state, at government buildings, and a funeral service is set for sunday, december 15th, a week from this sunday, and mandela's childhood village in a rural part of eastern south africa. analysts say the funeral will be one of the largest ever of its kind, and they're expecting all living and able united states presidents to attend. the white
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
johannesburg to pray tribute to nelson mandela. >> despite the pooring rain, folks filled two-thirds of the soccer stadium to both mourn the death and celebrate the life of the antiapartheid leader. many people in the crowd waved south african flags and danced with the music. president obama was among those speaking at the ceremony. on his way to the podium the president shook hand with other world lead efforts, including the cuban leader, raul castro. some republicans in the united states criticized the president for that hand sheikh and -- handshake, and an administration official says it was spontaneous and the president used his speech to call for all leaders to follow man -- mandela's example of fighting for human right. >> nelson mandela reminds us it seems impossible until it is down. south africa shows that is true. south africa shows we can change. that we can choose a world defined not by our differences about by our common hopes. we can choose a world defined not by conflict but by peace and justice and opportunity. >> the president in south africa this morning our
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
report now and more of the day's headlines. vice-president biden paying tribute now to nelson mandela. he signed a condolence book at the south african embassy in washington. president obama scheduled to speak at a memorial service for mandela tomorrow. he died last week at the age of 95. >>> police in phoenix say a man pulled out a gun in the emergency room of a hospital and turned into a three-hour standoff as the guy locked himself inside a bathroom. the cops out there for three hours. eeventually surrendered. >>> iran's opening its first ice rink in more than 30 years. the leaders outlawed ice rinks in the islamic revolution in 1979, but the view now, the new facility, will give skaters, who want to go to the olympics, a place to prepare for the 2014 games. not a single woman in the video. that's still against the law. >>> 23 minute's the hour. lots of americans with modest incomes are facing higher deductibles under president obama's healthcare law, according to "the wall street journal," which cites a report from a company that compares health insurance plans. this report shows
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